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Feel Like Going Home

Director Martin Scorsese (The Last Waltz, Raging Bull, Gangs of New York) pays homage to the Delta blues. Musician Corey Harris travels through Mississippi and on to West Africa, exploring the roots of the music. The film celebrates the early Delta bluesmen through original performances (including Willie King, Taj Mahal, Otha Turner, and Ali Farka Toure) and rare archival footage (featuring Son House, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker). Says Scorsese: "I've always felt an affinity for blues music — the culture of storytelling through music is incredibly fascinating and appealing to me. The blues have great emotional resonance and are the foundation for American popular music."

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  • Originally Aired September 28, 2003
  • Runtime 90 minutes
  • Network PBS
  • On Other Sites IMDB
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Name Type Role
Peter Guralnick Writer
Muddy Waters Guest Star Self (archive footage)
Martin Scorsese Guest Star Self
John Lee Hooker Guest Star Self (archive footage)
Taj Mahal Guest Star Self
Keb Mo Guest Star Self
Martin Scorsese Director